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O Street Viaduct

Photos 

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #158055

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over South Omaha Stockyards on "O" Street
Location
Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska
Status
Removed
History
Built in 1880s as a railroad bridge at Pocatello, ID and Unkown, WY; Relocated here 1904; Combination wood+iron Pratt replaced with a steel Pratt and concrete-encased steel deck girders added 1924; Removed 2001
Builder
- George S. Morison of New Bedford, Massachusetts
Railroads
- Omaha & Council Bluffs Street Railway Co. (O&CB)
- Streetcar
Design
Main span: Whipple through truss
Approach:
1904: Combination Pratt
1924: Steel Pratt & concrete-encased steel girders
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.20821, -95.95164   (decimal degrees)
41°12'30" N, 95°57'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/252530/4566072 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Omaha South
Inventory number
BH 44448 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 5, 2021: Updated by Luke: Expanded history
  • August 5, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Corrected location and fixed typos
  • August 5, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • May 25, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • January 3, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Oops Q street was a different bridge, but I found out when they removed this one
  • March 14, 2010: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER NE-10-E - South Omaha Union Stock Yards, "O" Street Viaduct, "O" Street Spanning Hog Pens; South Omaha Terminal, Omaha, Douglas County, NE
  • Luke
  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

"O" Street Viaduct
Posted April 18, 2015, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Found this link which may be of use: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/nediv/bridges/douglas.cfm